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Special Issue in Honour of James Oxley


This special issue is dedicated to Professor James Oxley to celebrate his sixtieth birthday in February 2013. Most of the papers are on topics in matroid theory, a subject to which James has contributed so much in his research career.


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    Brylawski, T., Oxley, J.G.: The Tutte polynomial and its applications. In: White, N. (ed.) Matroid Applications, pp. 123–225. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (1992)

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    Choe Y.-B., Oxley J.G., Sokal A.D., Wagner D.G.: Homogeneous multivariate polynomials with the half-plane property. Adv. Appl. Math. 32, 88–187 (2004)

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    Lemos M., Oxley J.: A sharp bound on the size of a connected matroid. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 353(10), 4039–4056 (2001)

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    Oxley J.G.: Infinite matroids. Proc. Lond. Math. Soc. (3) 37(2), 259–272 (1978)

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    Oxley J.G.: On connectivity in matroids and graphs. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 265(1), 47–58 (1981)

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    Oxley J.G.: The binary matroids with no 4-wheel minor. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 301(1), 63–75 (1987)

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    Oxley, J.G.: Matroid Theory. Second edition. Oxford University Press, New York (2011)

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    Seymour P.D.: Decomposition of regular matroids. J. Combin. Theory Ser. B 28(3), 305–359 (1980)

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    Tutte,W.T.: A homotopy theorem for matroids I, II. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 88, 144–160 161–174 (1958)

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Semple, C., Welsh, D. & Whittle, G. Special Issue in Honour of James Oxley. Ann. Comb. 19, 1–5 (2015).

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